Friends of Visitor Services
Gardening & Outdoor
Position Description: Do you like meeting new people, being involved in activities and have an interest in local plants? Tondoon Botanic Gardens is looking for volunteers who would like to help out with school visits, school holiday activities and guided walks.
Position Location: Gladstone
Required Skills / Experience: Good public relations skills, an interest in plants and the environment, an eagerness to learn guiding skills.
Gained Skills / Experience: Training towards becoming a confident tour guide and assistant for programs and events in the Botanic Gardens
Training Offered / Provided:
- On The Job Training
- Training Session
Specialised support available for volunteers:
- With a Disability
- With Special Needs
- From a non-English-speaking background
- Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
- National Police Check
- Current Driver's License
Days & Times Available: Mainly Thursday mornings
Organisation Name: Gladstone Tondoon Botanic Gardens
Organisation Category: Conservation, Environment, Animal Welfare
Purpose/Mission Statement: Tondoon Botanic Gardens are part of a conservation strategy to ensure that the nation's environmental heritage is passed on to future generations.
Services Provided: Gladstone Tondoon Botanic Gardens is a regional botanic gardens maintaining a scientific collection from two main areas, that of the Port Curtis Region and Far North Queensland. The Gardens were officially opened in October 1988 and extensive development has continued since the opening, incorporating more than 1,500 species in cultivation.
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